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Public Assistance Act, 1939

Secretary to public assistance authority in Dublin area.

16.(1) Every public assistance authority whose public assistance district is in the Dublin area shall appoint an officer to be the secretary of such authority and a bank or banking company to be the treasurer of such authority.

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in the immediately preceding sub-section of this section, where, immediately before the commencement of this Act, a person is the clerk, either permanent or temporary, of a poor law union in the Dublin area, such person shall upon such commencement become and be the secretary, either permanent or temporary (as the case may be), of the public assistance authority for the public assistance district consisting of such poor law union.